30 Day Meditation Challenge: Day 22

Sunday December 27, 2009:  I was looking forward to a mellow Sunday.  I taught yoga mid-day, had a post-class coffee with a few friends, and then headed back home for a break before teaching a second yoga class.  My plan was to meditate during that break.  Plans changed when I was involved in a minor car accident on the way home.  Neither myself or the other driver were physically harmed but both cars sustained damage and myself and the other driver had differing accounts of what caused the accident.  We spoke briefly and pretty calmly, under the circumstances, but it […]

30 Day Meditation Challenge: Day 10

Tuesday December 15, 2009: Okay, so, in yoga they say “adapt, adjust, and accommodate”, right?  Well, somehow the day got away from me and I found myself “adjusting” my meditation schedule to the evening once again.  I practiced 2 rounds of the bija mantra, chanting out loud both rounds.  I hate to go all Yoda, but I did notice that the force was not as strong as the previous meditation.  That said, I experienced some similarities to the previous day’s meditation.  Again, energy seemed to radiate from a point between my shoulder blades.  So, it felt sort of like wings. […]

30 Day Meditation Challenge: Day 9

Monday December 14, 2009: Since it’s Week 2 of the challenge, I decided to change a few things to see what effects the changes might produce.  First, I am going to meditate during the day.  Secondly, while I will continue to use chakra meditation techniques, I am using different techniques.  My Monday meditation was about mid-day which is a nice time of day in my home yoga studio since light streams through the window making the room feel bright and airy.  And it’s in strong contrast to last week’s meditations, which were all done in the dark.  I practiced a […]